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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the annual queen conch seasonal closure commences on June 1, 2019, for both the St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John Districts, as established by regulation effective July 1, 2008. Harvesting of queen conch is prohibited from June 1 through

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that the Division of Environmental Enforcement (DEE) is continuing vessel and mooring registrations for the 2019- 2020 year. DPNR reminds all vessel owners that 25 V.I.C. § 291 states, that a “VESSEL” means every description of watercraft, other than a

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CHRISTIANSTED — Due to the high volume of rainfall experienced throughout the territory this week, DPNR anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff, high surf zones and possible sewer system overflows. The Department of Planning and Natural Resources advises the public to refrain from using any of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Wednesday signed ten bills that were passed by the 33rd Legislature on May 14 and 15, including an extension to the deadline for establishing rules and regulations governing medical marijuana and a bill prohibiting veterans who receive taxi medallions from selling them

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CHRISTIANSTED — Physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers on St. Croix are advised of an important training update on measles to be held at the Juan F. Luis Hospital at 8:30 a.m. tomorrow. Doctors and other health care providers, including school nurses or administrators, are strongly urged to attend so

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CHRISTIANSTED — Members of Governor Albert Bryan, Jr’s cabinet came together Wednesday at Government House on St. Croix to discuss the Administration’s FY 2020 budget and policy priorities. The governor opened Wednesday’s meeting by thanking members of his cabinet for working through their respective agencies to “stabilize the government and

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SAN JUAN — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch across the Virgin Islands through tonight. This impacts much of Puerto Rico and the entire U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands. Rainfall accumulation was expected to be between one to three inches yesterday with isolated higher

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will make an official announcement of his signing the U.S. Virgin Islands into the AARP network of age-friendly communities tomorrow. The announcement, as well as address by the governor and other leaders of AARP in The Virgin Islands, will take place during the government

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MIAMI — NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is predicting that a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year.  There is a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, a 30 percent chance of an above-normal season and a 30 percent chance of a below-normal season.  For 2019, NOAA predicts a

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MIAMI — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. addressed the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit (CHRIS) that took place in Miami Beach this week and said that the tourism industry in the U.S. Virgin Islands is robust — and now is the time for investors to take advantage of what the

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